What Can You Do to Help Prevent Medical Errors?

November 10th, 2015 | Medical malpractice

Medical mistakes are the third leading cause of death in the United States today. That’s why the St. Louis medical malpractice lawyers at Cofman Townsley Injury Lawyers would like to help make you aware of some of the greatest risks patients face and what can be done to help prevent becoming the victim of a… Read More

Settlement Agreement Reached In Missouri Consumer Fraud Case

August 25th, 2015 | Consumer fraud

Businesses in Missouri are required by law to truthfully represent the function and safety of their products. However, sometimes companies fail to meet these standards. A case of Missouri consumer fraud was recently settled when a company that sells timeshares in Branson, Missouri, agreed to pay restitution to more than a dozen customers who entered… Read More

$6.7 Million In Damages Awarded In Missouri Wrongful Death Lawsuit

August 11th, 2015 | Wrongful death

When a life is taken as the result of someone’s negligence, a victim’s loved ones may seek compensation by filing a lawsuit. The Missouri wrongful death attorneys at Cofman Townsley Injury Lawyers say that a Howell County woman recently took such legal action following the loss of her husband. Reports from the Insurance Journal indicate… Read More

Missouri Motorcycle Accident Claims Rider's Life

July 7th, 2015 | Personal injury

Motorcycles offer little protection to riders in the event of an accident, and the chances of a motorcyclist being seriously injured or killed in a collision is extremely high. In fact, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that there were a total of 2,051 motorcyclists injured and another 73 killed in 2013. The St. Louis… Read More

Family Claims Doctor and Hospital Negligence Responsible for Woman’s Death

June 16th, 2015 | Medical malpractice

Doctor and hospital negligence injures patients in Missouri every year. Studies show that more than 10 percent of claims are the result of a doctor or hospital staff’s failure to treat or diagnose a medical condition. A woman’s recent death at a Missouri hospital shows just how quickly failure to care for a patient in… Read More

St. Louis Motorcycle Accident Lawyers Discuss Potential Repeal of Certain Helmet Regulations

April 28th, 2015 | Personal injury

Spring has arrived in Missouri, and you can expect to see more motorcycles on the road in the coming weeks. However, the St. Louis motorcycle accident lawyers at Cofman Townsley Injury Lawyers explain that a change to the law is being considered may make riding a motorcycle more dangerous this year. According to KSDK 5… Read More

You May Be Able to Expedite Your Social Security Disability Benefits Claim

April 7th, 2015 | Personal injury

If you’re unable to work due to a debilitating mental or physical condition, you likely know all too well how difficult it can be to get the Social Security Disability benefits you need. In fact, data shows as many as 60 percent of all initial benefit claims are denied and the appeals process can take… Read More

Court of Appeals Overturns Missouri Asbestos Exposure Lawsuit

March 24th, 2015 | Personal injury

Asbestos is a mineral that is used in the manufacturing of numerous products in the United States, including insulation and other construction materials. Unfortunately, exposure to this fibrous material can lead to the development of deadly cancers, including Mesothelioma. Property owners and employers have a responsibility to protect the public from exposure to asbestos on… Read More

House Approves Bill Reinstating Missouri Medical Malpractice Caps

March 10th, 2015 | Medical malpractice

In Missouri, a patient has the right to seek damages through a medical malpractice claim if they were harmed by a medical professional’s error or negligence; however, the amount the victim can receive may once again be limited after our state’s lawmakers recently approved a bill that would reinstate caps on the amount of damages… Read More

Bill Considered in Missouri Would Offer Whistleblower Incentives

March 3rd, 2015 | Government whistleblower claims 2

A whistleblower is a term used to describe an individual who exposes misconduct or wrongdoings  occurring within an organization. Policies such as the Whistleblower Protection Program help ensure these individuals are shielded from harm for the sake of providing information that could save countless lives. Now, similar incentives that are offered in government whistleblower claims… Read More